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    Post what does "on one leg" in this sentence mean?

    I read Australian 7 news and found this article:

    and I didn't get this
    "he was upgraded to first class on one leg of the trip"

    what does on one leg mean in this sentence??
    is this a slang? is this used in Australia only?

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    Re: what does "on one leg" in this sentence mean?

    A "leg" of a trip is one part of a journey. If I travel from London to Los Angeles by taking two flights, the first London to New York and the second New York to Los Angeles, then my trip has two legs.

    As far as I know, this terminology is used across the English-speaking world in connection with travel.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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